Rangers squad revealed for Feyenoord as Jermain Defoe misses Europa League crunch match
The veteran striker hasn't travelled to Rotterdam for a game which could seal qualification.Steven Gerrard's side can seal their place in the last 32 tonight, joining city rivals Celtic in the knockout stages.
THU 03 Oct 2019 Europa League - Group L. AZ Alkmaar 0 Man Utd 0 . United have not won an away game since beating Paris St-Germain in their famous Champions League win in March. Six of the 11 were over the age of 25, including goalkeeper David de Gea and midfielders Fred, Nemanja Matic
The final group game of Group L, in the Europa league . Ole opted for a very youthful looking side away to Astana previously but we expect Man United require a draw to confirm 1st place. Confident we can do it, especially with the wins over Tottenham and City, surely team morale is high?
Manchester United have secured their third consecutive win across all competitions after cruising to a 4-0 victory over AZ Alkmaar in their final Europa League group stage match.
Ole Gunnar Solksjaer’s side breeze through to the Round of 32 as they top Group L on 13 points.
The Dutch visitors did well to hold United to a goalless stalemate in the first half, but after the restart the Red Devils were determined to put their mark on the game.
Met Office names first storm of the season as Wales under threat from 70mph winds
Storm Atiyah will threaten much of the western UK this weekendStorm Atiyah was declared by Met Eireann, in partnership with the Met Office, on Friday afternoon as damaging winds of up to 80 mph threaten to hammer the Irish coasts.
Man United vs AZ Alkmaar in the Europa League , is the next game for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Manchester United side. Solskjaer's United have already qualified
Europa League : Man Utd & Wolves score four in stunning 25-minute spell - reaction. AZ Alkmaar boss Arnie Slot makes one change from the team that beat Zwolle 3- 0 in the Eredivisie last Saturday. Centre forward Myron Boadu is suspended so defender Yukinari Sugawara starts, meaning a slight
AZ conceded four goals inside the first fifteen minutes of the second half with skipper Ashley Young getting his side off the mark in the 53rd minute.
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Five minutes later, youngster Mason Greenwood doubled United’s lead with a stunning 20-yard strike. The 18-year-old found the back of the net for the second time in the 64th minute.
Sandwiched between Greenwood’s goals was a penalty from Juan Mata after Greenwood was brought down in the box. AZ goalkeeper Marco Bizot went the right way but the Spaniard’s spot-kick sliced into the right-hand corner and put United four ahead.
Greenwood’s double makes him the youngest player in Manchester United history to score a brace in a major European tournament.
Storm Atiyah: Worrying Met Office video shows approaching gales as weather warning updated
The agency has warned that gusts of more than 70mph could cause power cuts and travel disruption . The graphic shows the strong storm on its approach to the UK as winds of more than 70mph are set to hammer the country overnight. A weather warning was previously in place for almost all of North Wales , however it has now been updated and only includes parts of Gwynedd . It is also coming into force earlier than previously expected, with the warning now in place from 6pm on Sunday until 9am on Monday. The Met Office has warned that the wind could cause po .
Man United vs AZ Alkmaar at Old Trafford in the final group game of the UEFA Europa League - winner takes top spot! Solskjaer's men come in with lots of confidence following back to back victories over Tottenham and Man City but have shown inconsistencies in the past.
Europa League : Man Utd & Wolves score four in stunning 25-minute spell - reaction. 36,86036,860. Ash: Wolves to win the Europa League . We've beaten Man Utd and Arsenal so why can't we beat The ball ricochets towards Sokratis, but he gets under the ball and his header is harmlessly over the
“He may not touch the ball a lot outside but he's a killer in the box. He showed that tonight,” Mata told BT Sport at full-time. “He's developing very well and a very nice kid, so happy for him.”
Despite a thrashing at Old Trafford, AZ Alkmaar sneak through into the next round as runners-up with nine points, just one ahead of third place Partizan Belgrade.
Manchester United join fellow English sides Arsenal and Wolves progressing into the Round of 32.
Pogba: I hope youngsters replace me one day .
Paul Pogba has urged Manchester United’s youngsters to take their chance in the first-team and become legends at "the biggest club in history".United have had to contest with a number of injuries this season, including to midfielder Pogba, meaning manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has had to rely on the club's academy prospects.